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Moscow, Russia: Eastern American Diocesan Delegation visits Holy Protection Convent at Pokrovskaya Zastava - 02/24/21

On Saturday, February 20, a delegation from the Eastern American Diocese, led by Archpriest Alexandre Antchoutine (member of the Diocesan Council, dean of New York City, Long Island & the Hudson Valley, and Florida), visited Holy Protection Stavropegial Convent at Pokrovskaya Zastava in Moscow, Russia. Accompanying the delegation was Archpriest Sergiy Tocheny, head of the Moscow Patriarchate Administrative Secretariat for Reception of Foreign Delegations.


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Utica, NY: St. John of Kronstadt Memorial Church bids Farewell to Protodeacon Joseph & Matushka Irina Jarostchuk - 02/23/21

On Sunday, February 14, His Grace Luke, Bishop of Syracuse, celebrated Divine Liturgy at St. John of Kronstadt Memorial Church, co-served by parish clerics: rector Archpriest Michael Taratuchin and Protodeacon Joseph Jarostchuk


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Jordanville, NY: Feast of the Meeting of the Lord in Holy Trinity Monastery - 02/22/21

On Sunday the 14th and Monday the 15th of February, the great feast of the Meeting of the Lord, Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal & Canada officiated the divine services in Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. His Eminence was co-served by Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Luke of Syracuse and monastery clergy.


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Jordanville, NY: Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal & Canada officiates Divine Services for Patronal Feast of Holy Trinity Seminary - 02/22/21

On Friday, February 12, Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, NY celebrated its annual patronal feast day of the Three Great Holy Hierarchs: Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, and John Chrysostom.


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Wayne, WV: Emergency Appeal from Holy Cross Monastery - 02/20/21

Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, WV was hit hard by the ice storm on Monday, February 15. The monastery lost power, phone, and internet service. It appears the earliest the brethren will have power restored is Tuesday the 23rd. It could be longer, as the Wayne substation sustained extensive damage.


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New York City: Divine Liturgy celebrated on Namesday of Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan - 02/19/21

The Holy Equal-of-the-Apostles Nicholas of Japan always remembered the counsel given him at the start of his missionary work by the Holy Hierarch Innocent of Alaska: "First, love those to whom you wish to talk about Christ.


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Archpastoral Epistle of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, to the Clergy and Flock of the Dioceses of Eastern America and Australia & New Zealand - 02/18/21

In the spirit of Christian love, I greet you with the feast of the Meeting of the Lord, that wondrous encounter between the Righteous Symeon the God-Receiver and the Divine Infant Messiah!


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New York City: Feast of the Meeting of the Lord in Synodal Cathedral of the Sign - 02/18/21

On Monday, February 15, the great feast of the Meeting of the Lord, which completes the Nativity cycle, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City


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New York City: On Forefeast of the Meeting of the Lord, Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 02/16/21

On February 14, the 36th Sunday after Pentecost and the Forefeast of the Meeting of the Lord, when the Holy Church also commemorates the Holy Martyr Tryphon, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


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Brooklyn, NY: New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia Church celebrates Patronal Feast - 02/12/21

On February 7, the Sunday of the Holy New Martyrs of Russia, parish cleric Archpriest Petro Kunitsky celebrated Divine Liturgy in honor of the patronal feast day of Holy New Martyrs & Confessors of Russia Church in Brooklyn, NY.


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Synodal School of Liturgical Music opens 2021 Registration
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Washington, DC: New Publication of St. John the Baptist Cathedral
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Directive regarding Plate Collection to Benefit Holy Trinity Seminary
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Beltsville, MD: Holy Apostles Church launches Fundraiser (Video)
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Lewisburg, PA: Appeal from St. John of Shanghai Parish
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"The Way We Serve is our Means of Communicating with God" – An Interview with Archpriest Pimen Simon - 02/18/21

Fr. Pimen himself can’t remember when the Old Believer Soloviev family began to use the surname Simon. Neither did his father, Eustathius. On the other hand, Fr. Pimen remembers well that he and his Matushka Maria and their children and grandchildren have attended the Church of the Nativity of Christ in Erie, PA, on the banks of the Great Lake of the same name, their entire lives.


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Bishop Luke of Syracuse: Thoughts Concerning COVID-19 Vaccines - 01/28/21

Many of the faithful are asking whether it is permissible to receive the new COVID-19 vaccines. After reviewing with trusted Orthodox medical advisors, we have concluded that some of the concerns lack foundation in fact, while others are legitimate


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"Is the Church an Ivory Tower for People Who Already Have Orthodoxy?" ‒ An Interview with Priest Jonah Campbell - 11/30/20

Father Jonah, thank you very much for finding time to talk to us. I understand that you are right now in your parish church. I see those beautiful frescoes behind you and you just finished your, what is it? Soup kitchen work? Or a food pantry?


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